• Women's Center

    Find information on women's health issues and lifestyle
  • Men's Center

    Find information on men's health issues and lifestyle
  • Children's Center

    Find information on childrens's health issues and lifestyle

Scientists Discover Possible Obesity Gene

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Obesity has become a growing problem all over the world. Scientists are trying to better understand how it happens, what causes it and the underlying reasons that may lead people down the said path. Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a gene that can be a possible cause of obesity. The researchers have discovered a gene that encodes a protein called 14-3-3zeta, which is found in every


Food As Medicinal Alternative

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
When many people do not feel well, they usually head down to the doctor’s clinic and gets a prescribed medicine for treatment. For some conditions that are not so serious, other alternatives may be more ideal that using over-the-counter medicines. Food may be an example. There are certain foods that can also be quite effective as medicine to treat certain ailments. Here are just some of them. Peppermint For I


Tips To Show Your Support For Someone With Depression

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Depression can be a very tricky condition to handle. This mental condition can be very unpredictable, not only for those who suffer from it, but also for the other people where its shadow looms over. It is important for loved ones and friends to show their support and help for someone with depression. Here are some tips on how to do it more effectively. Avoid the tough love approach with someone suffering from depr


Signs You May Have Systemic Inflammation

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Systemic inflammation is a condition that comes as a result of the body releasing pro-inflammatory cytokines and the activation of the immune system that may be caused by either external or internal factors. When chronic or systemic inflammation develops, your immune system may begin to work abnormally and then start attacking healthy cells. Systemic inflammation can lead to making other diseases and conditions bec


Coffee Drinking May Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Coffee drinking has been linked to many things, both good and bad. Being a very popular beverage all over the world, everything relating to coffee is always open for debate. But for those who love to drink coffee may be glad to know that recent research suggests coffee drinking can lower the risk of heart attacks. It was previously thought that coffee consumption is associated with higher risks of heart attacks. Bu


Napping Linked To Reduced Sleep Quality In Children

Friday, March 6th, 2015
While many parents seem to encourage young kids to take daytime naps as often as they can, recent research suggests that it may be better to forego this habit, especially for toddlers. Researchers have found out that daytime napping can be linked to poorer sleep quality in kids over the age of 2 years old. A study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood tried to investigate how daytime napping may


Too Much Sleep May Increase Stroke Risk

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
People are aware of the consequences of too little sleep. Many studies have shown that lack of sleep in the long term can lead to memory and concentration problems. It can also increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease as well as obesity. But a new study indicates that too much sleep can be just as bad. Researchers from the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge in the UK fou


New Skin Test Shows Promise For Early Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Detection

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Researchers from University of San Luis Potosi in Mexico have found a possible skin test that may provide early clues of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. The results were released ahead of its presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology on April at in Washington, D.C. According to Dr. Ildefonso Rodriguez-Leyva, of the Central Hospital at the University of San Luis Potosi


Different Ways To Fight Stress

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Too much stress has become an increasing problem among many people today. Although we need some stress in our lives in order to develop our natural survival instincts, there is a delicate balance that needs to be observed. Stress is good. But too much of it can be quite dangerous. Here are ways that you can fight stress on a daily basis. Get more sleep. Sleep is the ultimate stress buster. Adequate sleep allows you


What You Should Know About Stroke

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
A stroke can happen when there is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. Blood carries the oxygen into the brain, which the brain cells need in order to function. Without oxygen, the cells fail to function and can cause lasting damage to the brain. There are two types of major stroke- the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke. An ischemic stroke happens when fatty deposits or plaques that build up inside



Diet & Fitness

  • No categories

Healthy Living

  • No categories